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Watch Steven Universe, the First Cartoon Network Series Created by a Woman

And So It Begins

While everybody else this morning is watching a new trailer for Man of Steel (we’ll post it later, I promise), you’re going to be different. A rebel. You’re going to watch the pilot for Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar, the lady behind lots and lots Adventure Time‘s songs. It’s a show about three magical girl heroes, the Crystal Gems, and their over-eager protege Steven. And it’s pretty freakin’ great.

Edit: The original video disappeared! I’ve replaced it with another, and if that goes out, try here. And if that goes out, at least here are some screen shots and a synopsis.

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